View Full Version : Character: Young adult African American Female

06 June 2004, 02:58 AM
She is a character that will be used in some upcoming animations for my church

The base model was from Poser. I created the textures and morphs (modifications) from a living reference model. In order to duplicate her for upcoming animations I will be doing.

Critique is welcome

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06 June 2004, 12:06 PM
no replys yet?
looks very nice, i like the skin shader...
but i think the eyes point out too much

nice work!:)

06 June 2004, 12:49 PM
good modeling.The skin looks dry. You have to add some specularity. And the render is a bit dark. Anyway good job.

06 June 2004, 02:05 PM
This is looking really good - I like it!

Maybe you can randomize the curls in her hair some more and the eyebrows look kind of blured to me.

Keep it up!

06 June 2004, 06:10 PM
Hi there Mpenzi,
there is some nice texturing in there ,and she looks quite cute...
I think your lighting and framing could help you alot though,if you look at a lot of fashion magazines the flood light into pretty girls faces....bringing them out of the shadows....just turning your model to a three quarter view ,would help just arent flattering her much at the minute....nice stuff though eyes and teeth are always tough to light ..........just toning the whites down 30percent will help.......goood stuff though nice texturing
look forward to seeing some more........smudger:thumbsup:

06 June 2004, 06:26 PM
Right now i think she looks really tan, not black. I would tone down the freckles and imperfections (keep some, just not as many as you have now) and make the skin more of a chocolate color. Oh yeah, better lighting too, but that's been mentioned :) Great job!


06 June 2004, 07:34 PM
Well, I'm sorry to say this, but this looks very much like DAZ3D's Vicky and Gel Hair. This isn't a problem in and of itself (I use Poser figures quite a bit myself), but I hope that people aren't of the belief that you created the model itself.

I have to agree that this character doesn't look at all African American to me. The facial features are very Caucasian, and the skin texture looks like a very deep tan. I think you can do better...


06 June 2004, 09:31 PM
Her skin is far too noisy, tone that down.


06 June 2004, 10:25 PM
Did you model this? Or is this Poser?

The skin tone/color doesn't match the physical attributes.
The eyebrow looks somewhat smeared.
I would up the texture resolution cause it looks a bit pixilated.

If this is your model, you did a great job!

06 June 2004, 10:29 PM
The model's base is from Poser, but the character was morphed/created after the features of the woman who will narrate some upcoming animations.

The living model won't allow me to post her picture (which was my reference). I was shooting for realism as an enhancement of the animations

Is there a rule against models not built from "scratch"?

06 June 2004, 10:42 PM
Originally posted by Mpenzi
Is there a rule against models not built from "scratch"?

no, but if you've used poser always state that at the start of the thread, rather than just taking compliments for something you didn't make

06 June 2004, 10:57 PM

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